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Glowing green glitch or ghost?

Supposed ghost appear during the Irish's President's speech at Medieval Guildhall.

A photographer finds something odd in his snapshots of an official event. Look: Was a ghost spotted during Irish President’s visit to Coventry? Telegraph photographer Joe Bailey had quite a shock when he went though his pictures taken at today’s Irish President visit to Coventry. For in those images he found a ghoulish green ‘ghost’…

Boom boom, it’s not great to be crazy

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It’s not thunder, it’s not gas explosions. What is causing the mystery booms in Highgate? More mystery ‘explosions’ in Highgate baffle experts. Noise experts are scratching their heads over mysterious “explosions” in Highgate – after dozens of residents reported hearing 
another loud bang this week. People living in the Shepherd’s Hill and Archway Road area…

Waking up with psychic powers

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What are the possible explanations for a man who woke up after a brain injury with what feels like a new “sense”? Southend Student Emerges from Coma with ‘Psychic Powers’ When Rob Ball was viciously attacked outside a Southend nightclub in 2009, the 6’8″ (2.02m) “gentle giant” was in a coma for two weeks and…

Dog survives 12 mile trip trapped in car engine

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Must have been a harrowing ride! Incredible photo: Puppy survives 12-mile car journey trapped in the engine A miracle dog has been welcomed home safe and well after somehow surviving a half-hour journey trapped inside a car engine. ‘Betty Boop’, a three-month-old Jack Russell, managed to climb up through the engine of a neighbour’s Audi…

‘Faceless monk’? More like worthless bunk

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Once again, ghost evidence fails. Seriously, this is evidence? And it’s in the news? ‘Faceless monk’ spotted in window of St Peter and St Paul Church in Borden by Sittingbourne photographer Laura Dickson. Laura Dickson, from Sittingbourne, has taken several photographs in which ghostly figures mysteriously appear. The latest incident took place during an afternoon…

A squid-like surprise in the curly fries

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It’s not clear what this stuff was but it was not supposed to be there. Witham man claims he saw white slimy creatures ‘found in Morrisons fresh curly fries’. MORRISONS is investigating claims made by a customer that he discovered “white, slimy-looking creatures with tentacles” inside a packet of fresh curly fries. Brian Pickering, of…

Do Mormon teachings constitute fraud? Head of church in U.K. summoned.

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Well, isn’t this interesting… Head of Mormon church Thomas Monson summoned by British magistrate’s court over Adam and Eve teaching – Telegraph. A British magistrate has issued an extraordinary summons to the worldwide leader of the Mormon church alleging that its teachings about mankind amount to fraud. Thomas S. Monson, President of the Church of…

Sleepwalking is hazardous to your health

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She’s lucky she’s not dead. Lincolnshire mum wakes up with a broken back and a broken neck after sleepwalking | Lincolnshire Echo. Lincolnshire mum, Morag Fisher, woke up in a pool of blood- having broken her back, neck and both wrists after falling down the stairs whilst sleepwalking. Morag Fisher, from Witham St Hughs, was…

Ship! Rats!

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I can’t really improve on the title of this piece: Ghost ship full of cannibal rats could be about to crash into Devon coast | Plymouth Herald. Reports that a ghost ship brimming with diseased rats is about to plough into the Westcountry’s coastline have been rubbished by the coastguard. The abandoned Lyubov Orlova has…

The incredible bat journey

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A bat is tracked on an epic journey. BBC Nature – British bat makes incredible journey. The first bat to cross the sea from the UK to Europe has been recorded, according to experts. The tiny Nathusius’ pipistrelle was first ringed in Blagdon, near Bristol, and was discovered nearly 600km away in the Netherlands. Experts…

Ghost hunting flash mob descends on “haunted hospital”

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The closed Clayton Hospital in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, was barraged by kids looking to hunt some ghosts. Ghost hunters at ‘haunted hospital’ – Wakefield Express. A mob of 200 youths turned out to go ghost hunting at an abandoned hospital after rumours it was haunted went viral on social media. Overwhelmed security guards at…

Woman has entitlement issues: Wants bigger (and unhaunted) public housing

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People come up with the darndest excuses. Gypsy demands new council house because hers is ‘HAUNTED’. Lisa Bowden, who has not worked for 15 years and claims £260 a week in benefits, was given a newly-decorated two-bedroom home just two months ago. But she claims she can feel the ghostly presence of a former tenant…

Dog eats seven golf balls: Owner is teed off

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I’ve heard of “Hoover dogs” that vacuum up everything, but this is ridiculous. Sometimes dogs are just stupid. Dog lucky to be alive after eating seven golf balls | East Grinstead Courier & Observer. Owner Tim Norris rushed his peckish pooch to the vets’ thinking his pet had swallowed a single ball at Royal Ashdown…

Errol of the Denton family is quacking in court

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Don’t call him “Mr.” If you haven’t heard of Errol Denton, you should. He’s Grade A quacktastic. Finally, he is being charged in the U.K. for his unsupported, dangerous claims. Harley Street practitioner claimed he could cure cancer and HIV with lifestyle changes and herbs, court hears – Telegraph. A Harley Street practitioner claimed he…

A hazard of geocaching — cow attack

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It’s not clear how this happened but she was pretty clear that cows got her. Stampeding cows trample woman on treasure hunt near Lincoln | Lincolnshire Echo. A woman is in intensive care after she was trampled by a herd of cows during a hi-tech geocaching treasure hunt. Nurse Sarah Leonard, 59, suffered severe injuries…

As the statue turns…

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Confirmation of why a statue in a UK museum mysteriously rotated. Neb-Senu, ‘Possessed’ Rotating Egyptian Statue, Mystery Solved. Eerie footage had experts in a spin, but now the mystery surrounding a “possessed” ancient statue has been solved following a scientific investigation. Vibration expert Steve Gosling undertook a 24-hour test by placing a specialist three-axis sensor…

Psychic dog senses DANGER, says owner

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An off-base story that shouldn’t be news. It just puts silly ideas into people’s heads. My psychic pooch knows when trouble’s coming, says Worcester owner (From Worcester News). A DOG owner claims her best friend has supernatural abilities and has warned her of impending disaster. Daisy, a four-year-old cockerpoo – a cocker spaniel crossed with…